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Wayfinding banners help support River Arts District vitality during RADTIP construction

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With the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP) underway, the City of Asheville is helping to support businesses near RADTIP construction in a variety of ways.

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The Diverse Expressions of Asheville Art

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There is no single set of values or aesthetic traits that defines art.  Art is made up of a highly-diverse range of activities that create visual, auditory, or performed artifacts reflective of the artist’s imagination and mood.  It is created to be appreciated for its beauty or the emotion it stimulates. Art can be a personal journey and for some, and extremely decompressing, while providing laser-sharp focus and the opportunity for perfectionism.

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Franklin School of Innovation Students Place Mural in Asheville Outlets Food Court

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As a special class project, Franklin School of Innovation art students submitted mural designs for the Asheville Outlets Food Court. The winning design is now being painted and is slated to be complete in April.

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River Arts District Fall Studio Stroll and Food Drive

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River Arts District Artists Aim to “Feed the Body and Soul” by collecting ½ Ton of Food for Manna at Fall Studio Stroll

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Artists, RiverLink and Zealandia Holding Company Celebrate the French Broad River

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Asheville's premier landscape painters celebrate the French Broad River's rise from polluted obscurity to the defining element of the South's most exciting city at Of Time and the River: the Third Annual Art Show and Gala to Benefit RiverLink. The gala event will be held at the mysterious Zealandia castle, the historic 1908 Tudor Revival mansion on Beaucatcher Mountain overlooking the city of Asheville.

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New Belgium Starts Brewery Tours in Asheville This Week

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In an effort to host locals for the first tours, New Belgium hosts day-of tours from Monday, Aug. 29 – Thursday, Sept. 1. Tours, for this limited time, will be booked in person on a first-come, first-served basis, and for that day only. Each tour accommodates up to 25 people, and runs for 90 minutes leaving the Liquid Center on the half hour starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m.

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Local Artist Dreams Turn Reality With Help of Micro Loan

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Asheville has long been a mecca for free thinkers, entrepreneurs, and artists. Many move to our fair city in hopes of establishing a name for themselves and exposing their art to the eager public. With so many individuals living within Buncombe County alone, the opportunities to expand one's art and live the dream seems feasible, if not achievable.

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Asheville Gallery of Art Presents “The Nature of Things” for April Show

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Asheville Gallery of Art’s April show, “The Nature of Things,” will feature the work of new member artists, Tebbé Davis, Mark Harmon, t.e. siewert, and Kate Thayer. This will be the second show in AGA’s new gallery space at 82 Patton Avenue. The artists will present works that highlight their diverse styles as they each interpret their view of the natural world. 

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Asheville Citizens Raise Questions About Jonas Gerard

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On Saturday, November 14, a live painting performance by well-known local artist Jonas Gerard was disrupted by a group of protesters. Gerard was participating in the bi-annual River Arts District Studio Stroll in his Riverview Station gallery. A crowd of about 200 was assembled to watch the artist create one of his abstract paintings, a lively performance accompanied by a DJ. 

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Asheville Comic Expo Happens October 24, 2015

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2015 is Back To The Future’s 30th anniversary, and the Asheville Comic Expo is celebrating it in style! Available ONLY at A.C.E, a limited edition variant of the #1 issue of BACK TO THE FUTURE, published by IDW! For the first time, Bob Gale (cowriter of the original trilogy) will be adding new stories and adventures to one of the greatest film series of all time.

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